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The Butcher Boy
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The Butcher Boy

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Author: Patrick McCabe
Publisher: Picador, 1992

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Genres: Fantasy
Sub-Genre Tags: Psychological
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Set in Ireland, this book tells the story of teenage hero Francie Brady. Things begin to fall apart after his mother's suicide - when he is consumed with fury and commits a horrible crime. Committed to an asylum, it is only here that he finally achieves peace. Shortlisted for the 1992 Booker Prize.


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